Action for safe factories in Bangladesh on 5th anniversary of Spectrum disaster

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign, Published on: 11 April 2010

April 11 marks the fifth anniversary of the collapse of the Spectrum/Shahriyar Sweater factory in Bangladesh, which killed 64 workers and injured 80...To mark the anniversary of the Spectrum collapse, the CCC, the Maquila Solidarity Network (Canada), International Labor Rights Forum (USA) call upon all buyers sourcing garments in Bangladesh to take proactive, sustained, and coordinated measures to help eliminate these systemic problems…We are also asking that companies collectively press the Government of Bangladesh and the BGMEA to take specific actions to address these problems industry-wide...We also call upon international brands sourcing from factories where recent disasters occurred to ensure that victims and their families receive fair and timely compensation...[refers to 3 Suisses, Arcandor, Bestseller, Bluhmod, Carrefour, Cotton Group, El Corte Ingles, Gap, H&M, HBC, Inditex, JC Penny, Kirsten Mode, Li & Fung, Lindex, Littlewoods, Marks Work Wearhouse, New Wave Group, New Yorker, Otto, Pimkie, Provera, Scapino, Solo Invest, Steilmann, Tahagroup/Tema, Teddy, Ulla Popken, Wal-Mart]

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Related companies: 3 Suisses Bestseller Bluhmod Carrefour Cotton Group El Corte Inglés Gap H&M Inditex J.C. Penney Li & Fung Littlewoods Otto Steilmann Walmart